Roots Down, Branches Out

Highbury Heritage Project

We are seeking information about the heritage and history of Highbury and ideas on how to create a valuable heritage resource for our local area. Topics will include: the architecture and heritage of Christ Church, St John and St Saviour, the legacy of war, leisure and entertainment in Highbury, Highbury names, places and maps and schools and education in Highbury.

The proposal for the ‘Highbury Heritage’ visitor centre in the church received overwhelming support during our public engagement meeting in January 2015 at which representatives of the local community also gave us helpful suggestions and offers of support. Highbury Heritage — public engagement report gives a summary.

The creation of an audiovisual resource ‘Highbury Heritage’ enables the church to meet the community engagement criteria of our successful grant application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for funding to repair the spire, the resource will be accessible to the community through a touchscreen in a Highbury Heritage visitor area the church.

Thank you for completing our online survey on Highbury Heritage. The survey is now closed and the results are available here.

How to get involved – Interested in local history of Highbury? We’re looking for help researching the local area, its history and culture. Here is a link to the Spire Themes and subthemes  which need developing. If you can help with this please email your preferences here.